Anne-Rachelle Demesmin RN

Registered Nurse

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing May 2020
    Nova Southeastern University (NSU), Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology August 2011-May 2015
    University of Central Florida (UCF), Orlando, FL

Licensures & Certification

  • Basic Life Support (BLS), American Heart Association – Current
  • Registered Nurse, Florida Department of Health – September 2020

Clinical Experience

1,325 Total Clinical Hours

Practicum Rotation  March 2020-May 2020
Nova Southeastern University Coral Springs, FL

Telemetry Unit  January 2020- February 2020
Boca Raton Regional Hospital Boca Raton, FL

  • Assisted with developing treatment plans and educated patients regarding preventative measures to prevent further complications
  • Performed ordered electrocardiograms and monitored cardiac rhythms
  • Assisted nurses with assessments, medication administration, and patient comfort
  • Assisted nurses with setting an arterial line monitor and central venous pressure monitor in the cardiovascular intensive care unit

Psychiatric Unit  August 2019-November 2019
Florida Medical Center Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Utilized therapeutic communication skills in interactions with individuals suffering from an array of mental illnesses such as bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia and depression
  • Closely interacted with patients through one on one discussions and helped improve their emotional wellbeing and overall functioning skills

Obstetrics Unit June 2019-August 2019
Broward Health Medical Center Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Performed assessments and care of mother and infant following birth
  • Performed fetal monitoring and prepared patients for vaginal delivery or cesarean section in labor and delivery
  • Assisted in identifying and managing preeclampsia, multiple fetuses, gestational diabetes and other high-risk obstetrical conditions

Pediatric Medical-Surgical Unit May 2019-June 2019
Broward Health Medical Center Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Administered medications under supervision and assisted nurses with care for infants in the neonatal intensive care
  • Assisted nurses and staff with assessments and vitals of children and infants
  • Performed therapeutic communication to comfort children and parents who were frightened by the hospital environment

Telemetry Unit January 2019-April 2019
Broward Health Coral Springs Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Performed blood draws as ordered and inserted peripheral intravenous catheters
  • Monitored patients diligently following cardiac catheterization with stent placement
  • Assisted with stress test and evaluated findings under supervision

Medical-Surgical Unit August 2018-November 2018
University Hospital  Plantation, FL

  • Provided direct quality care such as assessing and monitoring vital signs, administering medication under supervision, providing comfort during periods of anxiety and distress, and assessed blood glucose and administered sliding-scale insulin
  • Inserted Foley catheters under supervision and provided perineal care
  • Educated patients on the importance of maintaining a healthy diet and an active lifestyle in order to manage their conditions

Medical-Surgical Unit  February 2018-May 2018
Broward Health Coral Springs Coral Springs, FL

  • Developed trusting relationships with patients by prioritizing their needs and providing them with thorough information regarding their health
  • Assisted patients with their activities of daily living such as bathing, feeding and grooming
  • Acted as an advocate for patients by helping to explain all potential interventions to ensure patients and their families had an understanding and a voice in regards to their plan of care

Healthcare Experience

Floricare Home Healthcare Registry & Services August 2012-September 2014
Nursing Assistant Delray Beach, FL

  • Provided care to elderly, disabled, chronically ill and injured patients who were not able to care for themselves
  • Measured and recorded the patients’ vital signs; such as blood pressure, temperature and blood sugar levels
  • Helped the patient with bathing, dressing, range-of-motion exercises, transferring, and ambulating
  • Assisted the patients when taking their medication

SCAPS Medical LLC May 2015- May 2016
Medical Assistant West Palm Beach, FL

  • Explained treatment procedures to patients
  • Assisted the physician during patient examinations
  • Removed sutures and changed dressings
  • Instructed patients about their medications and special diets
  • Performed electrocardiograms and basic laboratory tests
  • Collected and prepared laboratory specimens

Volunteer Experience

Victory Living, Student Volunteer  August 2019-November 2019

  • Educated clients on health topics regarding the importance of exercising, nutrition, personal hygiene, monitoring glucose levels, and overall wellness
  • Organized educational presentations on common health issues, such as hypertension, diabetes, and obesity
  • Collaborated in activities including gardening, exercising, dancing and educational games